Friday 14 June 2013
Phil Meadows 'Engines Of Creation' UK Tour
Chethams and LCoM graduate Phil Meadows is embarking on a UK tour to promote the release of his debut album, Engines of Creation.
Moving to London in 2011 to study a masters at at Trinity Laban, Phil enlisted the considerable talents of Laura Jurd, Eliot Galvin, Conor Chaplin and Simon Roth to perform his original compositions, gigging across the country. Earlier this year, they entered the studio to record Engines of Creation and will be at a venue near you soon.
From Phil's Website...
Touring his debut album, saxophonist and composer Phil Meadows takes joy in capturing snapshots of situations that have triggered personal ‘Engines of Creation’. From tales of cartoonish characters and trivial battles, to marking pivotal situations, arrivals and departures – Meadows’ clever episodic writing balances an eclectic range of contemporary influences, strong improvisational language, and wit. Combining soaring melodies, a collection of grooves and elements of the avant-guard the group showcases players from an important new wave of rising British talent, featuring acclaimed trumpeter Laura Jurd, pianist Elliot Galvin, bassist Conor Chaplin and drummer Simon Roth.
27th June - Jazz Re:Freshed, London
29th June - The Met, Bury
30th June - Seven Arts, Leeds
1st July - The Cinnamon Club, Altrincham
2nd July - Parr Jazz, Liverpool
3rd July - Matt and Phreds, Manchester
4th July - Davenham Player Theatre, Northwich
9th July - Spotted Dog, Birmingham